Tesla to install world's largest lithium ion battery in Australia

Tesla switches on world’s largest battery in South Australia

Tesla beats deadline, switches on gigantic Australian battery array Tesla switched on the world’s biggest lithium ion battery to feed Australia’s shaky power grid, meeting a promise by Elon Musk to build... Read more »
Organisers estimated 1500 people gathered on Bondi Beach on Saturday to protest the Adani mine. Photo: Stop Adani Campaign

Thousands protest across Australia against Adani mine

Nearly 70% of Australians oppose government loan for Adani mine – poll Large protests were held across Australia on Saturday against Indian mining giant Adani Enterprises’ proposed 16.5 billion dollars armichael coal... Read more »
Tesla Tiny House

Tiny Tesla House is touring Australia to show off solar power potential

Tesla Tiny House hits the road in Australia with Model X A tiny Tesla house is making the rounds of Australia – showing off its solar products and educating the public on how... Read more »
Tesla to install world's largest lithium ion battery in Australia

Tesla to install world’s largest lithium ion battery in Australia

Elon Musk’s Tesla to build world’s largest battery in Australia South Australia has picked Tesla to install the world’s largest grid-scale battery, which would be paired with a wind farm provided by... Read more »
NSW infrastructure

Billion dollar boost for regional NSW

NSW Government will invest in transport, energy, water and projects that turbocharge regional economies Regional NSW will receive record investment under the NSW Government’s $1.3 billion Regional Growth Fund, announced in the... Read more »
Tesla Powerpack

Tesla wins contract with Australian electric grid to bring more sustainable power

Tesla Wins Contract With Transgrid to deploy Powerpacks across several sites in Australia Tesla has won a contract with Transgrid, the company that operates the New South Wales (NSW) portion of Australia’s... Read more »
Sunverge Solar Integration System

Australia’s first virtual power plant goes live in Adelaide

‘World’s largest virtual power plant’ switched on at West Lakes in Adelaide Australia’s largest operating virtual power plant is now live with the first tranche of solar battery storage installations ‘switching on’... Read more »
Elon Musk SolarCity

Elon Musk vows to fix South Australia’s power problem in 100 days or it’s free

The Tesla founder says he can build a 100MW battery storage farm within 100 days or provide the system free of charge Elon Musk, the billionaire co-founder of electric car giant Tesla,... Read more »

NSW welcomes national commitment to Energy Security

  NSW Government has welcomed the agreement by Australia’s energy ministers to develop a national plan ensuring the nation’s energy security and reliability. The agreement follows  emergency meeting in Melbourne of the Council... Read more »

Australia’s Smart Cities Plan include Uber, Driverless Cars, and Clean Energy

Australia’s Smart Cities Plan, announced at the Smart Cities Summit, has ‘Smart Technology’ as one of its three key pillars, alongside ‘smart investment’ and ‘smart policy’ By Campbell Simpson (Gizmodo) The Turnbull... Read more »
Australia is one of the world's biggest coal producers

Indian coal giant Adani secures $7.7 Billion Australian mining leases

Australia Approves Adani’s Galilee Basin $7.7 Billion Coal Mine Project SYDNEY (Australia) – India’s Adani Enterprises may soon start work on the mega Carmichael coal project in Australia after securing leases following the... Read more »

Pakistan’s parliament first in the world to run entirely on solar power

Pakistan’s parliament is now the first parliament in the world to be completely powered by solar energy. Speaker of the National Assembly Pakistan Ayaz Sadiq announced that the solar panels in the... Read more »
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, who holds a doctorate in physics, personally pressed the button at Wednesday's launch of an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power. AP Photo

German scientists take big step towards clean source of energy

Physicists in Germany have used an experimental nuclear fusion device to produce hydrogen plasma in a process similar to what happens on the Sun. The test marks an important milestone on the... Read more »

India is building a top-secret Nuclear City to produce thermonuclear weapons

By Adiran Levy: CHALLAKERE, India — When labourers began excavating pastureland in India’s southern Karnataka state early in 2012, members of the nomadic Lambani tribe were startled. For centuries, the scarlet-robed herbalists... Read more »
French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius (C), President-designate of COP21 and Christiana Figueres (L), Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, hold hands as they react during the final plenary session at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

What will the Paris climate deal mean for Australia?

Australia’s target of a 26 to 28 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions below 2005 levels by 2030 remains unchanged, but the Paris climate deal will put pressure on the Government... Read more »
Pakistan and Russia on Friday signed an inter-governmental agreement for the construction of 1,100 km gas pipeline from Lahore to Karachi.

Pakistan, Russia sign US $2 billion deal to build gas pipeline

Pakistan and Russia on Friday signed an inter-governmental agreement for the construction of 1,100 km gas pipeline from Lahore to Karachi. The agreement was jointly signed by Federal Minister for Petroleum and... Read more »
Australia’s second-largest utility-scale solar plant, the 53MW Broken Hill solar farm in New South Wales, is on track to be fully operational by the end of 2015

Australia’s Broken Hill solar power plant complete

AGL’s new 53 megawatt solar power plant in Broken Hill has received its final solar panel, making it possible to generate enough renewable energy to power the equivalent of 17,000 homes. Australia’s... Read more »
Sweden aims to become the first fossil fuel-free country in the world

Sweden aims to become the first fossil fuel-free country in the world

“Sweden will become one of the first fossil-free welfare states in the world,” Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Löfven announced in a speech to the UN General Assembly. “When European regulations do... Read more »

Denmark’s wind farms generated 140% of country’s electricity needs in one day

Unusually high winds allowed Denmark to meet all of its electricity needs – with plenty to spare for Germany, Norway and Sweden too On July 9, Denmark’s wind farms generated more than... Read more »

PM Tony Abbott wants fewer ‘visually awful’ and ‘noisy’ wind farms

Bill Shorten accuses PM of hurting investment in renewables as Abbott says his government is working to reduce the number of ‘visually awful’ turbines Tony Abbott finds windfarms visually awful and agrees... Read more »
Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the Powerwall battery at the company’s design studio in Hawthorne, California, on Thursday.

Tesla reveals Powerwall battery packs for homes, Powerpacks for cities

Tesla’s new $3,500 10kWh Powerwall home battery lets you ditch the grid Billionaire biz baron Elon Musk has revealed Tesla’s long-expected battery products and claimed they put an end to humanity’s production... Read more »

China and Pakistan launch economic corridor worth $46 billion

ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan) — China and Pakistan launched a plan on for energy and infrastructure projects in Pakistan worth $46 billion, linking their economies and underscoring China’s economic ambitions in Asia and beyond.... Read more »

Australian prefab home generates more energy than it uses

ArchiBlox Designs World’s First Prefabricated Carbon Positive House MELBOURNE (Australia) — Prefab houses can be quick and affordable to build. Now, a prefab house from Australian architects Archiblox promises the additional benefit... Read more »

Dutch energy company to trial computers to heat homes

Energy company is looking to install computer servers that generate heat in five homes in the Netherlands to check whether the warmth created could be an alternative for traditional radiators By Aimee... Read more »